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New vision for people living with a learning disability and autistic people launched

14 June 2021 The following information is from the Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Integrated Care System  The health care system in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin has developed a new vision and set of principles to enhance learning disability and autism care for local people living with a learning disability and autistic people living with or without a learning disability [...]

New vision for people living with a learning disability and autistic people launched2021-06-14T15:15:38+01:00

Nominate your hospital heroes

14 June 2021 Members of the public are being asked to nominate their hospital heroes as the Trust that runs Shropshire’s acute hospitals prepares for its first ever virtual awards. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford, will hold its virtual staff awards on [...]

Nominate your hospital heroes2021-06-14T10:36:15+01:00

Trust to talk about veteran care in hospitals

11 June 2021 The Trust that runs Shropshire’s acute hospitals is to hold a lecture on its journey to become ‘Veteran Aware’, which will include the remarkable story of a former serviceman who survived post-traumatic stress disorder to take up a role at the Trust. Paul Twitchell The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) online health lecture [...]

Trust to talk about veteran care in hospitals2021-06-11T12:06:42+01:00

Shrewsbury Town Manager Steve Cotterill encourages local people to get vaccinated

10 June 2021 Shrewsbury Town Football Club’s Manager, Steve Cotterill, advises people living in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin to have the COVID-19 vaccination as soon as they can. Steve Cotterill (photograph courtesy of AMA Sports Photo Agency) Steve has experienced the serious effects of COVID-19 at first-hand and is very aware of the benefits of being vaccinated. [...]

Shrewsbury Town Manager Steve Cotterill encourages local people to get vaccinated2021-06-10T12:18:56+01:00

Emergency Department at RSH expanded to improve patient care

1 June 2021 The Emergency Department (ED) at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) is undergoing a £9.3million transformation as part of a programme of work to improve patient care. Clinical space in the ED is being increased to include a new and improved Majors department, as well as a new designated Emergency Zone for Children and Young People and provision [...]

Emergency Department at RSH expanded to improve patient care2021-06-01T14:55:56+01:00

Thank you to our volunteers

1 June 2021 Volunteers have played a key part in the NHS’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and now the Trust that runs Shropshire’s acute hospitals is saying ‘thank you’. To celebrate Volunteers Week, which takes place from 1-7 June every year, The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) wants to recognise its hundreds of volunteers who carry out [...]

Thank you to our volunteers2021-06-01T12:02:25+01:00

‘Guard of honour’ for COVID-19 patient after 178 days in hospital

28 May 2021 A patient has been applauded off a ward by a ‘guard of honour’ following 178 days in hospital after contracting COVID-19. And Stuart Tyrer had a message for staff at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford as he finally headed home: “Thank you for saving my life.” Stuart, 55, from Leegomery, Telford, was admitted to the [...]

‘Guard of honour’ for COVID-19 patient after 178 days in hospital2021-05-28T17:07:40+01:00

Fundraising efforts to thank ITU staff in memory of COVID-19 patient

27 May 2021 Two fundraising efforts have been set up to support the Intensive Therapy Unit (ITU) at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford in memory of a patient who sadly lost his battle against COVID-19. Steve Fisher Steve Fisher died in March after spending four weeks at PRH. Steve’s wife, Marsha, works in the Endoscopy Unit [...]

Fundraising efforts to thank ITU staff in memory of COVID-19 patient2021-05-27T09:37:56+01:00

SaTH forms group to promote equality and diversity

26 May 2021 A new group has been formed by the Trust that runs Shropshire’s acute hospital to address inequalities in accessing acute health care. Kal Parkash Feedback from members of the public and patients at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford has suggested that sectors of the community feel they do not [...]

SaTH forms group to promote equality and diversity2021-05-26T13:20:38+01:00

Ockenden Report Assurance Committee to meet on Thursday

26 May 2021 The next meeting of the Ockenden Report Assurance Committee (ORAC) will take place on Thursday 27 May from 9am-11.30am. The event will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. To live stream the event  please click here. ORAC was formed to drive forward actions arising from the first Ockenden Report into maternity services, which was published in 2020. The [...]

Ockenden Report Assurance Committee to meet on Thursday2021-05-26T11:09:23+01:00